|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 05, 2013||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 04, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 03, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|May 30, 2013||1st report cal.912|
|May 15, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S5254
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5254 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §4410, Ed L
S5254 - Summary
Relates to special education services and programs for preschool children with handicapping conditions.
S5254 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5254 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to special education services and programs for preschool children with handicapping conditions PURPOSE: To provide flexibility in the way in which educators and service providers can access a preschool student's individual education plan. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends paragraph d of subdivision 5 of section 4410 of the education law to specify that a copy of a preschool special education student's individual education plan may be provided electronically. Section 2: Sets forth an immediate effective date. EXISTING LAW: Currently, a copy of a special education student's individual education plan may be provided electronically for school-ace students (Ch. 279, L. 2012). The electronic option is not, however, available for pre-school students.
S5254 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5254 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 15, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to special education services and programs for preschool children with handicapping condi- tions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph d of subdivision 5 of section 4410 of the educa- tion law, as amended by chapter 693 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows: d. If the board disagrees with the recommendation of the committee, it shall set forth in writing a statement of its reasons and send the recommendation back to the committee, a notice of which shall be furnished to the preschool child's parent and the municipality in which the preschool child resides. In the event a board refers the recommenda- tion back to the committee for reconsideration, the board shall also notify the parent and the committee in writing of the need to schedule a meeting to ensure timely placement. If the determination is for two or more related services, where possible, the board shall select from the list maintained by the municipality pursuant to paragraph c of subdivi- sion nine of this section such related service providers that are employed by a single agency for the provision of such services. The board shall provide each related service provider with [a copy of the individualized education program and] the name and location of each related service provider AND A COPY OF THE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM OR SUCH SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL BE ABLE TO ACCESS SUCH STUDENT'S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM ELECTRONICALLY; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IF THE POLICY PROVIDES THAT THE STUDENT'S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM IS TO BE ACCESSED ELECTRONICALLY, THEN SUCH POLICY SHALL ALSO ENSURE THAT THE INDIVIDUALS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A STUDENT'S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM SHALL BE NOTIFIED AND TRAINED ON HOW TO EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09407-02-3
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